Cherokee Indian Reservation in Swain County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Place of the Poplar Boundary Tree
North Lat. 35 Deg. 30 Min.
The dividing line between Burke and Rutherford counties ran here until after 1792.
Beginning corner of grants 501 and 502, issued to Felix Walker in 1798.
The poplar was on the line dividing the Cherokee and White settlers after 1840 until 1946 when the park service conveyed the boundary tree trace to the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians
Erected 1952 by Cherokee Historical Association.
Location. 35° 29.995′ N, 83° 18.691′ W. Marker is in Cherokee Indian Reservation, North Carolina, in Swain County. Marker is on U.S. 441 near Bureau of Indian Affairs Highway 1411. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cherokee NC 28719, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sorghum Mill and Furnace (approx. 0.9 miles away); Apple House (approx. one mile away); Corn Cribs (approx. one mile away); The Meathouse (approx. one mile away); Blacksmith Shop (approx. Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. one mile away); Mountain Farm Museum (approx. one mile away); Sequoyah (approx. 1.1 miles away).
Categories. • Native Americans • Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,104 times since then and 24 times this year. Last updated on November 29, 2012, by Don Casada of Bryson City, North Carolina. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 13, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.